Ford World Excellence Award Success for Maxion Wheels Company Recognized for Exceeding Customer Expectations in Quality

NOVI, Mich., July 26, 2016 /CNW/ -- Maxion Wheels, a division of Iochpe-Maxion S.A, received top honors from Ford Motor Company during the 18th Annual Ford World Excellence Award ceremony on May 19, 2016 when Maxion was presented with an award for providing the highest levels of global quality excellence.

"Ford's World Excellence Awards allow us to recognize suppliers who demonstrate a strong commitment to quality, performance and teamwork," said Thai-Tang, Ford Motor Company group vice president, global purchasing. "Maxion Wheels has helped Ford deliver a breakthrough year, and we are thankful they are a part of our One Ford team."

"The Ford World Excellence award celebrates Maxion Wheels' commitment to meet and exceed our customers' expectations," said Maxion Wheels Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, William Wardle. "We are honored by the trust Ford places in our ability to design, manufacture and deliver only the highest levels of product quality; it's a strong endorsement for the passion Maxion employees put into producing wheels every day. 

Maxion Wheels supplies Ford Motor Company with steel and aluminum wheels from 15 of its 22 global manufacturing locations.


Maxion Wheels is a leading wheel manufacturer for passenger cars, light trucks, and commercial trucks and trailers. The Company also produces wheels for agriculture and military vehicles, as well as other off-highway applications. With more than 100 years of wheel-making experience and just over 10,000 employees globally, Maxion is the world's largest wheel manufacturer, producing nearly 60 million wheels per year. The Company serves its global OEM customers from 22 manufacturing plants in 12 countries on five continents, and has state-of-the-art technical centres in both the Americas and Europe. To learn more, please visit Maxion Wheels' website at

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For further information: Colleen Hanley, Global Director, Marketing and Communications, Maxion Wheels, Tel: +1 (734) 737-5204, Email:,

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